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What is there to do in Cave Run, Kentucky?

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Cave Run Lake is a popular place for camping, swimming, boating and cooking out. The lake is a reservoir nestled in Kentucky's Daniel Boone National Forest.

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The public use area has campsites and a shower house. In addition to the campground, a number of cabins are available for rent in the area, many of which are in walking distance of the lake.

The national forest surrounding Cave Run offers a large selection of outdoor activities for visitors. One of the area's most popular day hikes is the trail to Carrington Rock, an area landmark that provides a stunning view of the lake. ATV trails are available to enjoy, and area stables provide horseback tours.

The nearby town of Morehead has a number of attractions as well. Many local shops offer arts and crafts, gifts and antiques. The Kentucky Folk Art Center is a unique combination of playhouse and folk art museum. Its gift shop, The Museum Store, gives visitors a chance to buy unique pieces like the ones shown in the museum. Morehead Peddler's Mall is also popular with shoppers and antique hunters. The town has a selection of restaurants offering traditional American fare and a couple of bakeries with scrumptious cakes and cookies.

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